Kohatu is a relatively new hop variety from New Zealand. Though not yet widely known or used here in the states, this hop was released by the New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research hop breeding program in 2011. With fresh tropical fruit flavor characteristics, with some users reporting a scent like fruity pebbles in beers. It has also been described as having a bit of a lime characteristic. It is an excellent hop to use for single hop applications to get the full effect of the flavor and aroma characteristics of the hop. It provides a clean bitterness and finish. Working well in blondes, pale ales, IPAs and many beer styles, this is a great new hop to try in order to add some variety to your beers!
- A New Zealand hop that can be used in a range of beers
- Strong fresh tropical aromatic characteristics
- Flavors of fruity pebbles and lime make this a quite unique hop!
|Alpha Acids: ||6 - 7%|
|Beta Acids: ||4 - 5% |
|Co-Humulone: ||20 - 22%|
|Total Oil: ||1 - 1 mL/100g|
|Typical Styles: |
|Characteristics: ||Fresh tropical fruit, fruity pebbles, some lime|
|Country: ||New Zealand|
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